blunt trauma


blunt trauma

noun

Definition of BLUNT TRAUMA

:  a usually serious injury caused by a blunt object or surface <died of blunt trauma to the head>

First Known Use of BLUNT TRAUMA

1962

blunt trauma

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BLUNT TRAUMA

: a usually serious injury caused by a blunt object or collision with a blunt surface (as in a vehicle accident or fall from a building) <the patient died of blunt trauma to the head>—called also blunt force trauma

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